Brit theatre actor turned film and television actor Ben Daniels is set to helm the upcoming Netflix superhero series Jupiter's Legacy as Walter Sampson / Brainwave.
He has previously had appearances in such movies as Wish You Were Here, Doom, Jack the Giant Slayer, and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and such TV series as Cutting It, Law & Order: UK, The Exorcist, and The Crown.
Here is what you would know about Ben Daniels:
The first superhero-themed original series on Netflix, Jupiter's Legacy is an adaptation of Mark Millar and Frank Quitely's eponymous comic book series and will drop on Netflix sometime in 2021.
Daniels' character, Walter Sampson, is the older brother of Sheldon Sampson (Josh Duhamel) and one of the original members of the superhero team, The Union.
Ben Daniels began his career as a stage actor and among his many accolades, he has won an Olivier Award for Best Supporting Actor in 2001 for the play All My Sons.
He made his Broadway in 2008 in the revival of Les Liaisons Dangereuses.
Daniels made his on-screen debut in 1987 and has made appearances in movies like Wish You Were Here, Doom, Jack the Giant Slayer, and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and TV series like Cutting It, Law & Order: UK, The Exorcist, and The Crown.
Ben Daniels was born as David T. Daniels on June 10, 1964, in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England.
He is 56 years old at the time of this writing and stands at 6 feet (1.83 meters).
Since coming out as gay at the age of 24, Ben Daniels has been outspoken about his homosexuality.
He has been in a long-term relationship with fellow Brit actor Ian Gelder since 1993.
According to reports by various online sources, Ben Daniels' net worth can be placed to be somewhere around $1 million and $2 million.